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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Recording fees to increase by $4.50 beginning July 1, 2019

Document recording fees will increase by $4.50 beginning July 1, 2019.  The $4.50 fee will be added to all documents that are not exempt under state law. 

The Washington State Legislature recently passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill (E...

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Posted on: May 19, 2019

Notice of Vehicle/Vessel Licensing Subagency Opening

The Whatcom County Auditor is accepting applications to open a new vehicle/vessel subagency in the central/south Bellingham area of Whatcom County.  The new agency will replace Bellingham Auto Licensing on Lakeway Drive in Bellingham that is expe...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Long Overhang Notice for the Lummi Island Ferry

If you are transporting a trailer or driving a vehicle with a long overhang past the rear axles, we strongly suggest you travel aboard the Whatcom County ferry at a tide no lower than 4 feet.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Roberts Road Closure Commencing April 29

Roberts Road will be closed beginning Monday, April 29, 2019, north of Goshen Road for the Roberts Road/Anderson Creek Bridge No. 249 Replacement Project. A signed detour route will be in place.

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Latest Youth Health Survey Data Released - 3/19/19

Results of the 2018 Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) were released yesterday. Washington State students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 take the HYS every two years, voluntarily answering a wide variety of questions about health behaviors and other factors that affe...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Measles - Prevention and FAQs

With dozens of cases of measles confirmed in Washington State, we are reminding individuals about the importance of making sure you are up to date on the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella vaccine). 

Most people have immunity to measles because ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Information

Information on any Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here. The page is updated as needed.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Notice of Vehicle/Vessel Licensing Subagency Opening

The Whatcom County Auditor is accepting applications to open a new vehicle/vessel subagency in the central/south Bellingham area of Whatcom County.  The new agency will replace Bellingham Auto Licensing on Lakeway Drive in Bellingham that is expe...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

2019 Ballot Order

To view the proposed candidate order for the August 6 Primary Election ballot, click here.

To view the proposed candidate order for the November 5 General Election ballot, click here.

To view a complete list of candidates who have filed, click here.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Notice of Vehicle/Vessel Licensing Subagency Opening

The Whatcom County Auditor is accepting applications to open a new vehicle/vessel subagency in the central/south Bellingham area of Whatcom County.  The new agency will replace Bellingham Auto Licensing on Lakeway Drive in Bellingham that is expe...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Recording fees to increase by $4.50 beginning July 1, 2019

Document recording fees will increase by $4.50 beginning July 1, 2019.  The $4.50 fee will be added to all documents that are not exempt under state law. 

The Washington State Legislature recently passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill (E...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

New Measles Cases in Washington State

Check your immunization status to make sure your family is up-to-date on your measles (MMR) vaccinations.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Mental Health Data for Youth Shows Concerning Trend

New data on the health of Whatcom County youth show a high and increased number of students reporting feelings of anxiety and depression and seriously considering suicide. There are also significant disparities between certain groups of students, with fem...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

MMR Vaccine Clinic May 4 in Kendall

Whatcom County Health Department is partnering with PeaceHealth Pediatrics to host a MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccination clinic on Saturday, May 4th at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center at 8251 Kendall Road, Maple Falls from 10:30am - 12:30p...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Measles - Prevention and FAQs

With dozens of cases of measles confirmed in Washington State, we are reminding individuals about the importance of making sure you are up to date on the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella vaccine). 

Most people have immunity to measles because ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Latest Youth Health Survey Data Released - 3/19/19

Results of the 2018 Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) were released yesterday. Washington State students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 take the HYS every two years, voluntarily answering a wide variety of questions about health behaviors and other factors that affe...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Recreational Shellfish Harvest Upgraded in Southern Whatcom County

BELLINGHAM, WA — Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) and Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP) biotoxin levels have dropped in most species of molluscan shellfish in southern Whatcom County. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Community Health Snapshots Explore Health Across Whatcom County - Jan. 9, 2019

Executive Summary of 2018 Community Health Snapshots, Whatcom County

After completing the 2018 Community Health Assessment (CHA) for Whatcom County, Whatcom County Heatlh Department began to further explore how health is experienced across Whatcom County. To this end, we reviewed public health data for geographic ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Construction Notice – Silver Lake Park

Silver Lake Park Construction Map

Starting January 2019 Whatcom County Parks & Recreation will begin reconstruction of the Maple Creek Campground at Silver Lake Park. The campground improvement project will include reconstruction and widening of campground roads and shoulders, install...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Please Don't Pollute. Scoop Your Dog's Poop.

Dog poop is one of many sources of bacteria contributing to pollution in Whatcom County creeks, lakes, and marine waters.

Did you know our county has over 40,000 dogs that create about 30,000 pounds of poop every day? That’s a lot of poop. It’s every dog o...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Roberts Road Closure 4/25/19

Roberts Road will be closed beginning Monday, April 29, 2019, north of Goshen Road for the Roberts Road/Anderson Creek Bridge No. 249 Replacement Project. A signed detour route will be in in place

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

04/30/19 Revised Long Overhang Notice for the Lummi Island Ferry

If you are transporting a trailer or driving a vehicle with a long overhang past the rear axles, we strongly suggest you travel aboard the Whatcom County ferry at a tide no lower than 4 feet.

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